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When K.J. Noons steps back in the cage on June 18 to face Jorge Masvidal in Strikeforce it won't just be any fight. With a win he gets Gilbert Melendez for the Strikeforce lightweight title.  Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Jorge Masvidal picked K.J. Noons apart at Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum on Saturday night in Dallas. Now he's hoping that he's done enough to get a shot at Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez.  Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Gilbert Melendez, your next opponent appears to be ready... Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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It's almost impossible now for Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez to conceal his true feelings. A few months after the promise of a UFC contract seemed as real as the cage in which he fights, Melendez is set to defend his belt a third time when he meets Jorge Masvidal on Dec. 17 at "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal." But can he see any challenges beyond that? read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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An expected lightweight title bout between Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez and Jorge Masvidal has been targeted for Dec. 17. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com of the date, though a city and venue has yet to be confirmed. Melendez makes the third defense of his Strikeforce title while Masvidal get his shot after impressive back-to-back victories. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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K.J. Noons is just hours away from facing Jorge Masvidal with a potential shot at Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez on the line. Read More >> read news >>

  • a year ago
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It has been more than a year since Dana White first declared Gilbert Melendez was making the move to the Octagon. A lengthy, torturous wait is likely to result in an immediate title shot. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jorge Masvidal entered his recent Strikeforce title fight with an injured right hand, and he quickly made it worse in the first round of an eventual five-round decision defeat to champ Gilbert Melendez. But Masvidal said he never considered pulling out of the fight, especially given its stakes. Still, despite the injury, Masvidal wants to take nothing away from the champ, and he hopes he soon gets another shot at a fighter he considers one of the world's best. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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SAN DIEGO - Gilbert Melendez is becoming an increasingly bigger fish in an increasingly smaller pound. The Strikeforce lightweight champion and top-10 pound-for-pound fighter earned a shutout unanimous-decision victory over noted striker Jorge Masvidal in his latest title defense. The bout headlined the Showtime-televised main card of "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal," which took place at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez doesn't yet know when he'll fight next, but company brass says it definitely will not be in a UFC contest. While the promotion has yet to sign Melendez's next title defense, which is expected to be against Jorge Masvidal, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker said it's not because "El Nino" is following Nick Diaz to the UFC's octagon. "Right now, there are no other fighters that are going to go over there," Coker said. "We expect him to continue fi read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Jorge Masvidal’s path to victory at Strikeforce “Overeem vs. Werdum” was paved by one of the most elementary techniques in all of combat sports. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum play-by-play coverage of KJ Noons vs. Jorge Masvidal on June 18, 2011, at American Airlines Center in Dallas. Read More >> read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Jorge Masvidal isn’t certain a win over K.J. Noons will earn him a Strikeforce lightweight title shot, but he’ll be fighting Saturday with the expectation that a crack against champion Gilbert Melendez is on the line. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Welterweight, catchweight or lightweight? It doesn't really matter to K. J. Noons. He's a competitor. Give him an opponent and a weight cap, and he appears up for any challenge. Frankly, he's not even picky about which combat sport after having competed in kickboxing, boxing and MMA. For the time being, MMA is the name of the game, and the opportunities have been rolling in. This time a title shot against current champion Gilbert Melendez is likely on the line when Noon meets Jorge Masvida read news >>

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